Author Archives: tOD

About tOD

Active since 2010, the architecture lab theOtherDada defends an alternative position towards the current practice of sustainability through exploration of the context and medium, invoking new relationships between climate, landscape, and inhabitants. Informed by our research into biomimicry, we aim to connect to the natural ecosystems of sites to understand and consequently devise new potential living habitats. theOtherDada works within a collaborative process between architects, scientists, botanists, artists, economists and craftsmen.

Urban Reforestation Workshop [May 24-29]

We are partnering with Afforestt & SUGi to plant the first native urban forest in the city, through an engaging hands-on workshop delivered by Afforestt’s founder ‘Shubhendu Sharma” and Jungle Tree Expert “Gaurav Gurjar”. 15 participants will get the chance

Urban Reforestation Workshop [May 24-29]

We are partnering with Afforestt & SUGi to plant the first native urban forest in the city, through an engaging hands-on workshop delivered by Afforestt’s founder ‘Shubhendu Sharma” and Jungle Tree Expert “Gaurav Gurjar”. 15 participants will get the chance

Beirut RiverLESS: Community Focus Group

As part of our Beirut RiverLESS initiative and in collaboration with The Chain Effect, we organized a community focus group session in Badguer, Bourj Hammoud on Satuday, February 2nd 2019. The session started by introducing the collaborating organizations, and an

Beirut RiverLESS: Community Focus Group

As part of our Beirut RiverLESS initiative and in collaboration with The Chain Effect, we organized a community focus group session in Badguer, Bourj Hammoud on Satuday, February 2nd 2019. The session started by introducing the collaborating organizations, and an

Beirut RiverLESS – URBAN INTERVENTIONS WORKSHOP

On Saturday, December 8th 2018, theOtherDada held a workshop in collaboration with The Chain Effect as part of Beirut RiverLESS initiative. The workshop took place at Riwaq Beirut and lasted for six hours. During the workshop, participants got to learn about the history of Beirut

Beirut RiverLESS – URBAN INTERVENTIONS WORKSHOP

On Saturday, December 8th 2018, theOtherDada held a workshop in collaboration with The Chain Effect as part of Beirut RiverLESS initiative. The workshop took place at Riwaq Beirut and lasted for six hours. During the workshop, participants got to learn about the history of Beirut

Beirut RiverLESS at ESA Business School

On Friday, October 19th 2018, we participated in the “International Conference on Resilience in Post-Conflict Cities”. The goal of the conference was to share experiences, lessons learned as well as practices developed in cities and communities that experienced post-conflict reconstruction.

Beirut RiverLESS at ESA Business School

On Friday, October 19th 2018, we participated in the “International Conference on Resilience in Post-Conflict Cities”. The goal of the conference was to share experiences, lessons learned as well as practices developed in cities and communities that experienced post-conflict reconstruction.

tOD & Letitia Gallery at BDW 2018

We have partnered with Letitia Gallery to design their new exhibition space in Hamra, and as part of Beirut Design Week 2018, the gallery hosted “The Shape of a City”, a solo exhibition by British artist Nathaniel Rackowe, who takes

tOD & Letitia Gallery at BDW 2018

We have partnered with Letitia Gallery to design their new exhibition space in Hamra, and as part of Beirut Design Week 2018, the gallery hosted “The Shape of a City”, a solo exhibition by British artist Nathaniel Rackowe, who takes

tOD & Bokja at BDW 2018

Recently, we collaborated with Bokja Design Studio to design their new showroom, situated right next to their previous one in Saifi Village. And for BDW 2018, Bokja decided to squat different locations around the city with its unique upcycled furniture

tOD & Bokja at BDW 2018

Recently, we collaborated with Bokja Design Studio to design their new showroom, situated right next to their previous one in Saifi Village. And for BDW 2018, Bokja decided to squat different locations around the city with its unique upcycled furniture

Beirut RiverLESS at BDW 2018

As part of Beirut Design Week 2018, theOtherDada took part of the “Forum on Cities & Designers” that was co-created by Public Works Studio and Beirut Design Week. The forum took place at Beit Beirut between June 22 & 29,

Beirut RiverLESS at BDW 2018

As part of Beirut Design Week 2018, theOtherDada took part of the “Forum on Cities & Designers” that was co-created by Public Works Studio and Beirut Design Week. The forum took place at Beit Beirut between June 22 & 29,

CONVIVIUM Home Tours

On June 26, we organized two tours at our CONVIVIUM Home construction site in Gemmayze, and collaborated with Bokja Design Studio who squatted our LIVING apartment with their unique upcycled furniture. Last year during BDW, we invited people to come

CONVIVIUM Home Tours

On June 26, we organized two tours at our CONVIVIUM Home construction site in Gemmayze, and collaborated with Bokja Design Studio who squatted our LIVING apartment with their unique upcycled furniture. Last year during BDW, we invited people to come